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    school proverb

    Do you know any proverb to tell about school/schooling?


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    Re: school proverb

    A little learning is a dangerous thing.

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    Re: school proverb

    Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. (my paraphrase)
    Give a man a fish... (note the funny improvememts too)
    (of course at that time one was not allowed to give a woman a fish)

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    Re: school proverb

    And malt does more than Milton can
    To justify Godís ways to man.
    Ale, man, aleís the stuff to drink
    For fellows whom it hurts to think*

    (We used to drink a lot instead of studying.)




    *A. E. Housman (1859Ė1936). A Shropshire Lad. 1896.

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    Re: school proverb

    When you talk you only repeat what you already know, but if you listen you may learn something

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